Community Social Worker



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Creative Local Action Responses & Engagement requires a Community Social Worker to assist with our work with older people living in North Belfast.

Community Social Worker

Salary £31,346 per annum per 37.5 hours (NJC PO1 Point 27) (Band 6 equivalent)

Hours Part time/full time/willing to job share up to 37.5hrs per week - Monday to Friday with flexible working arrangements in place

Location: CLARE office in North Belfast. However, this post may have a combination of flexibly working in the office, working at home, and safely working in the community in compliance with the Northern Ireland Health Protection Regulations and the day-to-day organisational needs

Contracted: Until 31 March 2024 with extension beyond that subject to funding

Probationary Period: 3 months

Key criteria

Essential Criteria.

1. Recognised professional social work qualification at a minimum of degree level.

2. Successful completion of Assessed Year in Employment (AYE).

3. Current registration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) on the Social Work Register or current registration with one of the Social Care Regulatory Bodies in Ireland, England, Scotland or Wales and be eligible to register with NISCC. In these circumstances applicants must be able to demonstrate at interview they will be in a position to register with NISCC should they be offered a post by providing evidence of their current registration.

4. Hold a current UK Driving Licence and have access to a car – this criterion will be waived in the case of an applicant whose disability prohibits driving but who is able to organise alternative arrangements.

5. A minimum of six months paid full time experience as a social worker working with older people.

6. Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to prepare reports and present evaluative data.

7. Good IT skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and an ability to be administratively self-sufficient.

8. An understanding of wider health inequalities that impact on people’s health and well-being.

9. The ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision whilst also contributing to the team and organisational objectives.

10. The ability to work as an effective part of a team contributing to wider organisational objectives.

For an application pack please click CONTACT EMPLOYER

Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon Monday 24 January 2022.

This post is being funded through grant aid from the Northern Ireland Department of Health, Mental Health Fund, managed by the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland.

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Childcare & Social Work, Charity and Voluntary
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Mount Vernon Community Development Forum,
166-180 Mount Vernon Park,
Co. Antrim,
BT15 4BJ

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